John Crome (1768-1821)
Lane scene near Beccles, Suffolk
oil on panel
27.3 x 40.3cm
Provenance: Christie's, South Kensington, 1985;
the collection of Surgeon Vice Admiral Godfrey Milton-Thompson.
Exhibited: John Crome Memorial Exhibition, Norwich, 1821, no. 5, painted in 1814.
Literature: N L Goldbery 'John Crome the Elder', pub. New York University Press.
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Sold for £650
Oil on panel. The panel is formed from a thick section of wood which is in plane and in a good condition overall. The paint layers are stable, they have developed a network of drying cracks following the grain of the wood and appearing dark in the sky. There are scattered areas of retouching across the surface with a large area in the lower right corner. The retouchings are well matched to the original. The varnish is even and semi-matte. There are losses to the corner mouldings on the frame.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, 9th Dec, 2020
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